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Old Posted Jul 25, 2019, 8:35 PM
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I'm seeing this phenomenon a bit in New Orleans. I work in the affordable housing industry myself, but I find it a bit hypocritical to see folks I know in the affordable housing advocacy world that claim to be YIMBY (Yes in My Back Yard) but then totally derail private projects over the affordability issue. Some of those projects will even have an affordable housing component, yet people will derail the project for not having the desired number of affordable units or AMI level. Their grievances should be with policy makers, not private developers.

However, I do think this type of resistance is okay when its a large project that is receiving public money or other large kickbacks.
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